Iolite Stones...

Aid Imagination and Shamanic Journeying

IolitePurple Blue Iolite

Iolite is the gemstone variety of the mineral Cordierite. These beautiful blue violet crystals may stimulate the imagination and this may aid their use as shamanic stones.

They are stones of vision, used to aid you with journeys out of the body. Their energy will aid the process of connecting with angels, and will take you to a higher level spiritually.

These crystals are third eye chakra stones, and produce an electrical charge when in contact with your aura.

This will strengthen the entire auric field and etheric body. They totally open up your thinking, via the imagination.

Where Does It Come From... Iolite Meaning

The major deposits are found in Brazil but it also comes from India, Sri Lanka, Burma, and Madagascar. The meaning of its name comes from the Greek word meaning violet. Iolite Cordierite may be seen as different colors in different lights and from different directions.

The term pleochroic is used to describe this attribute. Its colors may be anywhere in the range of blue, grey, green, blue-green, grey-blue, violet-blue, yellowish blue through to pale blue depending on how it is viewed.

Iolite stones may help you in many areas of your life, but the ability to stimulate the imagination is powerful. The second law of the 7 laws of attraction, is the power of the imagination, so it is a major part of bringing those things you desire into your life.

Once you begin to be able to use, and have access to the strengths that the extra power of your imagination brings to your life, you have the ability to live the life of your dreams.

Why Would You Use It

These stones help you to see, imagine and allow yourself to experience via your visionary abilities. If you imagine it you can experience it, so you may bring it into reality.

Your inner journeys are expanded under its influence as are your intuitive gifts. It is both a third eye chakra and a throat chakra stone, and Iolite will aid you to open the third eye and utilize its abilities.


Within the throat chakra, this stone will activate psychic visions and visionary creative areas, so it is highly advantageous for psychic artists.

Its ability to stimulate the imagination will help those of you who do this work, in the expression of your abilities. This psychic crystal is known to help headaches, especially those associated with developing your psychic powers. 

Often those who have these gifts develop a pain in the forehead, like a form of pressure build-up when your abilities expand, and these stones may aid you to relieve this.

This lovely crystal aids in the development of psychic vision or clairvoyance, and has the capacity to stimulate the development of any other psychic gifts.

How To Use It

It is possible to buy Iolite stones, and its best use is to keep it somewhere within your auric field as long as possible. See if you can acquire a piece to keep somewhere on your body, whether as jewelry or as a piece of stone kept in your pocket. For ladies, a piece of this stone worn in the bra is an alternative.

Use it in a psychic meditation, as these stones will stimulate psychic abilities and assist you to learn how to be psychic. These violet-blue crystals are especially helpful to aid you to develop your intuition.

They may help you to connect to angelic beings and other beings from the higher realms. Their vibration to connect you with angelic beings moves you to a new level spiritually. They may help you to let go of the fear you may feel about out of body journeys, and so allow these experiences to happen.

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For shamanic healing journeys, these crystals may bring the patronage of well-intentioned spirits into the situation for protection and overall access to higher information. 

These stones as mentioned, are wonderful stones to use in meditation. They will aid your inner journeying, and for those who are just beginning, will calm your mind to begin the process. 

For those with past lives specifically in King Arthur's time, it may help to release old karma and resolve the lessons that you experience because of it.

Wearing This Stone

These blue stones are on the zodiac birthstone list, and it is a very helpful stone to keep on the body especially if you feel tense as it may aid in calming you. If are able to obtain gem stone jewelry and can wear it at the throat chakra or higher, this is very helpful.

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Iolite earrings

It is one of the birthstones for Sagittarius as well as a Taurus birthstone. The best types of jewelry made from this lovely crystal are earrings, pendants or necklaces, as they are usually worn within the throat chakra and close to the third eye.

While any variety of jewelry made from this stone will help you, rings are traditionally the way it is used for shamanic ceremonies.

Iolite jewelry is easy to buy and wearing it in the area of the throat chakra and third eye chakra is most helpful.

Who Should Use It

As Iolite stimulates the imagination, use this crystal with the seven laws of attraction, to aid you to bring the things and circumstances that you desire into your life.

These lovely lilac-blue stones are very uplifting, as they calm the brain and energize and balance the metabolism. 

It also balances the male/female energies so may aid in the relationship area.

For those of you who have trouble with meditation, as your mind is restless, this lovely violet stone will quiet the mind, and help you assimilate the guidance you may access.

Iolite stones can aid with astral travel and may help you to let go of the fears associated with inner journeying. Its action may also aid you to communicate psychically.

With love and patience, anything is possible.

Books For Developing Psychic Gifts


Sonia Choquette books are excellent aids to help you if you are working on your psychic gifts, including developing your intuition, a closely related ability.

Sonia has been working in psychic employment as a reader, and as a teacher in the development area for many years.

In her book 'Diary of a Psychic', you can read the story of how Sonia developed her gifts, and how to develop yours.

To read reviews of Sonia Choquette's books Click Here.

Other Stones To Combine With It

Iolite-Sunstone occurs naturally combined and is useful for not only the visionary abilities of Iolite alone, but may also give rise to the gift of prophecy.

It is excellent paired with other violet ray stones such as the purple stones like Purpurite, Sugilite, Tanzanite and Amethyst Crystals. It is said to aid with addictions, and these stones are excellent in combination for that use.

Other stones that are helpful to combine with them to help treat addictions are Thulite, Dravite aka Brown Tourmaline, Staurolite, Hematite Crystals, Black Obsidian and Unakite.

These stones blend particularly well with all third eye chakra stones, and some throat chakra stones.

Other third eye stones such as Aqua Aura Quartz, Blue Azurite, Sphene aka Titanite, Blue Tourmaline, Sodalite, Lapis Lazuli and Dumortierite combine well with this violet crystal.

The combination of Iolite, Lapis Lazuli Stones and Ulexite is powerful to aid you to stimulate your visionary abilities and to help you to unlock your imagination.

Use it with Vanadinite in meditation to get answers about how to utilize your psychic gifts. Use it with high crystal energy stones such as Scolecite and Tanzanite, also a violet ray stone.

If you are using these stones specifically for shamanic journeying, other stones to use with them include Nuummite, Shaman Stones, Covellite, Fulgurite and Merlinite.

To aid this stones action to help you to harmonize your male-female energies you may choose to use it with stones that have comparable attributes.

Use crystals such as Turquoise, Ascension Stones, Marcasite, Hematite Crystals, Amesite, Sphalerite, Lapis Lazuli, Nephrite Jade, Shaman Stones, Aventurine, Golden Yellow Labradorite, Rhodochrosite, Amazonite and Magnetite aka Lodestone.

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When you buy a new stone or crystal, it is advantageous to use it on its own first. Once you are fully aware of its energy, you may choose to combine it with other stones.

Combine stones for short periods to begin with, as individuals may react differently. Knowing how you can combine various stones may be helpful, as this allows you to get the most from your crystals, and may help you to solve specific problems in your life.

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